The second loudest cheer was for the opening of Google App Engine. The loudest was for a compass built into an unnamed mobile handset running Android. This morning, during an extended keynote speech at Google's I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Android engineering director Steve Horowitz demonstrated the fledging mobile …
I'm sure it can - the real question is - will the operators of the networks allow a phone that does voip? (At least in the US)
Not the best use of accelerometers
If I wanted to track my movements I wouldn't use a phone, I would embed the accelerometer into a wristband or a belt, then bluetooth the feed to the phone for interacting with the maps. Combining this technology with belts, wrist and ankle bands could give me telepresence.
By the way
Get them to trace a U on the screen for unlock; easier, and makes more sense!
@by the way
I understood from the article that it was customisable. Which is probably better, because I doubt that the Japanese/Suomi/Zulu word for unlck starts with the letter 'U'.
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